Tool risk reduction measures

100 RISK REDUCTION MEASURES

Sewerage water lifting units

A sewage lifting unit basically consists of a collecting tank and a pump. The waste water flows to the collecting tank via a basic pipe and from there is lifted above the backwater level by the pump and transported further to the sewage system.

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Synergies may exist between heavy rain risk management measures and other development goals like environmental protection, health care, and economic performance. Harnessing them requires involvement of different actors, enforcement of exchange between you and them and holistic thinking.

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Sabine Scharfe, Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology